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Dr Femi Williams Is Dead: Eminent Professor Of Medicine & Africa Cancer Centre Founder Dies

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July 17, 2017 – Professor Olufemi Williams Is Dead: Eminent Professor Of Medicine & Africa Cancer Centre Founder Dies

A Professor of medicine who recently revealed that President Buhari was anemic has passed on to glory.

Dr Olufemi Williams lost his battle to an undisclosed ailment yesterday Sunday the 16th of July 2017 at the age of 76.

According to a family friend who confirmed his death last night, the eminent Professor of Medicine and the founder of Lagos-based Africa Cancer Research Center breathe his last breath around 4:55pm yesterday.

The family source who was too distraught to speak at length promises to release more details on the demise of the icon today.

The late icon was the professor of Pathology at UI and UCH Ibadan.

In his lifetime, Dr Williams who was the foundation Dean and CMD of UNICAL College of Medicine worked as a visiting Professor to Universities of Vanderbilt, New Jersey, Howard, Minnesota and Hopkins Cleveland Clinic.

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He was also the Executive Secretary of African Union Science Technical Research Commission in Addis Ababa.

He graduated from Trinity College, University of Dublin in 1961.

He held top faculty positions in Pathology at Dublin University and later at UI.

Dr Olufemi Williams authored 7 medical books and 100 medical journals.

May his soul rest in peace.



  1. Lola O

    July 17, 2017 at 2:15 AM

    May his soul Rest In Peace and his good work continue, amen. A good, productive son of Nigeria. God grant his family fortitude to bear the loss.

  2. iron bar

    July 17, 2017 at 4:54 AM


  3. fifelomo

    July 17, 2017 at 7:44 AM

    He’s indeed a great icon, goodnight.

  4. Keke Adams(social sec, OGS Americas)

    August 3, 2017 at 8:56 PM

    Prof Williams was a true icon who had passion for medical pathology.
    When he talked, everyone listened. He was a great father, friend and a good citizen of Nigeria.

    He was also our patron at OGS Americas (CMS Grammar school lagos )

    We will miss him. Up school, Up boys.

    Baba, e sun re oo

  5. Stephen A.Olopade Owoseni

    January 26, 2018 at 7:58 AM

    May his soul rest in perfect peace.

  6. Esther Adebolu

    March 6, 2018 at 6:28 PM

    What a tragedy! It pained me to my bone marrow when l heard the news lately. How l wish it was not true! Well, God knows best. May your gentle sweet soul Rest In Perfect Peace. Keep on resting on the bosom of your Lord till the resurrection day. I missed saying Good bye and Good Night to you. How it aches my heart! Adieu great one . Jesus loved you according to your name OLUWAFEMI

  7. Esther Adebolu

    March 6, 2018 at 6:34 PM


  8. Nzeh Ann

    May 24, 2018 at 11:38 AM

    I will forever miss you my dear prof. i am still speechless and in shock since after your death, so many plans were drawn and were to be carried out but God decided to take you away from us. keep on resting until we meet on the resurrection day.

  9. Phyllis Levy Burkes

    June 8, 2020 at 4:58 AM

    I have inquired of your whereabouts for the past 2 years,and tonight, June 7, 2020 I found the answer on Google. You have and will be sorely missed by me. May you rest in eternal peace.

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